Quartet. Lewis Thomas.
Quartet.
Quartet.
(Arif Press)

Quartet.

Goldyne, Joseph (illus.)

San Francisco & Berkeley: Pacific Editions & Arif Press, 1986. Quarto. 36pp. One of 165 copies, signed by the author and artist. "A collaboration among artists," this work contains four essays by Dr. Lewis Thomas, each accompanied by a specially commissioned color etching by Joseph Goldyne, plus one additional etching, laid in, that "[pays] homage to the overall spirit of Dr. Thomas's writings." Introduction by Dr. Carl Djerassi. The volume was designed, handset, and letterpress printed by Wesley B. Tanner of the Arif Press. Unique papers, called Quartet and Berkeley, were commissioned from Twinrocker Paper Mill for this book, and they incorporate calligraphy by John Prestianni in the watermark, as well as in the design for title and initial capitals. Bound by Klaus-Ullrich Rötzscher in quarter leather and paper over boards. Fine. Housed in a drop-back box, bumped at the lower corner. Prospectus laid in. Item #28605

Price: $850.00

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